Iris Scan Entry System At German Airport

Posted: Feb 18 2004, 8:47am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:17pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


Iris Scan Entry System at German Airport
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Travelers at Frankfurt airport can now enter Germany with a three-second scan of their eyes.

Passengers can in a six-month test program can simply put their passport though a scanner, take a quick look at a camera and a few seconds later enter the country. To qualify, passengers would need background checks by German border police, a machine-readable passport, be citizens of the European Union or Switzerland, register at the airport and have an iris scan on file.
German Byometric Systems and Tokyo-based Oki Electric Industry are providing the service through contractor Bosch Security Systems.
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